Introducing the first newly redesigned retail concept store in Canada
VANCOUVER, British Columbia and DEERFIELD, Ill., Feb. 26, 2015 /CNW/ -- Bang & Olufsen, the Danish provider of exclusive, high quality audio and video products, today announces the grand opening of a new sensory showroom in Vancouver, Canada. Bang & Olufsen Hi-Fi Centre is located on 433 Carrall Street (in Gastown District) in a shop-in-shop retail format with Vancouver-based A/V retailer Hi-Fi Center. The new showroom will feature the complete Bang & Olufsen product portfolio of high-end, custom made audio and video equipment as well as the B&O PLAY collection of portable music systems, headphones and premium wireless speakers aimed at the digital generation. The showroom is significant as it is the first showroom in Canada to introduce the newly redesigned retail concept store and is the second Bang & Olufsen retail showroom to occupy Vancouver (alongside Bang & Olufsen South Granville).
"We are happy to heighten our retail presence in Vancouver and introduce our next generation retail concept to local residents and tourists," states Jacob Siboni, Director of North American Sales, Bang & Olufsen. "With the opening of the new Bang & Olufsen Hi-Fi Centre showroom, brand enthusiasts will encounter impeccable sound, Danish design and a complete sensory experience."
Originating from Denmark, Bang & Olufsen was founded in 1925 and offers state-of-the-art audio and video products for music lovers, tech gurus and style seekers alike. Their range of products includes televisions with razor-sharp picture quality, music systems with magical user elements and high-performance loudspeakers with a second-to-none sound experience. Additionally, B&O PLAY by Bang & Olufsen will feature its new collection of portable sound systems and TV's aimed at the digital generation.
"We are excited to incorporate the award-winning Bang & Olufsen portfolio to Hi-Fi Centre's new store location. The new retail concept by Bang & Olufsen, is a perfect fit for our location, and underscores Bang & Olufsen's commitment to providing extraordinary consumer experiences," states Igor Kivritsky, owner of Hi-Fi Centre.
A Grand Opening customer event will be held on Friday, Feb 27 at 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Guests will experience the new and award-winning, innovative television, BeoVision Avant – "the one that moves". BeoVision Avant has sublime Ultra High Definition (4K) video performance and jaw-dropping acoustic authenticity built in. The new television also amazes with magical convenience and mechanical movement – and of course the discrete but powerful sound panel that unfolds when the television is on.
To preview the revolutionary BeoVision Avant and the new Bang & Olufsen Hi-Fi Centre showroom, RSVP to [email protected]
To learn more about the new BeoVision Avant, please view its product page: http://www.bang-olufsen.com/en/picture/beovision-avant
Bang & Olufsen was founded in Struer, Denmark, in 1925 by Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen, two innovative, young engineers devoted to high quality audio reproduction. Since then, the brand has become an icon of performance and design excellence through its long-standing craftsmanship tradition and the strongest possible commitment to high-tech research and development.
Still at the forefront of domestic technology, Bang & Olufsen has extended its comprehensive experience with integrated audio and video solutions for the home to other areas such as the hospitality and automotive industries in recent years. Consequently, its current product range epitomizes seamless media experiences in the home as well as in the car and on the move. For more information on Bang & Olufsen, please visit www.bang-olufsen.com.
Hi-Fi Centre Vancouver is a 30-year-old, family-owned business, founded by Alex Kivritsky. It represents some of the finest manufacturers of high-performance audio, home theatre, whole-house audio, compact systems, and headphones.
SOURCE Bang & Olufsen
For further information: Monica Gartner, Public Relations Manager, Bang & Olufsen America, Inc., Phone: 847 590 4920, Cell: 847 347 0709, [email protected], http://www.bang-olufsen.com